Killeen Police identify woman killed in fire; death investigated as homicide

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Published: Mar. 7, 2022 at 10:38 AM CST
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Killeen Police on Wednesday identified Robin Lynn Ashford, 49, as the woman found dead after an apartment unit went up in flames in the early-morning hours of March 7 in the 4300 block of Lake Road.

Killeen Fire Department firefighters entered the apartment with heavy smoke and found the woman’s body.

Paramedics performed CPS, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:44 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.

“The preliminary autopsy report was received, and this investigation will be conducted as a homicide,” police said.

Detectives with the Killeen Police Department and arson investigators with the Killeen Fire Department are part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477).

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